MAP03 (Istanbul)


Istanbul maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03 is the third map of Istanbul. It was designed by Chris Mead.


Map of MAP03
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector, thing, and linedef numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. At the southeast end, use the switch that appears and head back and down to medikits and a megaarmor. (sector 165)
  2. See Secret #1. (sector 338)
  3. In the northwest room, open the west wall to get a rocket launcher, a box of shotgun shells, a box of ammo, a medikit, and a backpack. (sector 539)
  4. In the hall leading to the north end, enter the right alcove with a stimpack and seven armor bonuses. Open the back wall to get a soul sphere. (sector 555)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on December 5, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 76)
  2. facing west. (thing 77)
  3. facing east. (thing 78)
  4. facing south-east. (thing 79)
  5. facing south. (thing 80)
  6. facing south. (thing 81)


Map data[edit]

Things 206
Vertices 1931*
Linedefs 2291
Sidedefs 3853
Sectors 559
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1739.


This level contains the following numbers of things per skill level:

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